Did you know there are many events in Crested Butte and Gunnison? See live music, take an art class, volunteer, play trivia, watch (or participate in) a ski or bike race, and more! Check this calendar to see what’s going on.
The temps are cold, the days are short, but weÕve got singletrack on the mind! Come celebrate the release of winter alongside our incredible trail community at Gunnison TrailsÕ 8th Annual Winter Blast! Held at the University Center Ballroom on the WCU campus, doors open at 5:30pm for Dinner, Libations, Socializing & Huge Silent Auction. Dinner will be served around 6:30pm. WeÕll be celebrating another winter season of grooming trails at Hartman Rocks, and discuss plans for summer trail work in Signal Peak and surrounding areas. Bring along the kiddos Ð KIDS EAT FREE! There are separate activity rooms where food/beverage and sitters are available for play! Tickets must be purchased in advance, online only.
Gunnison Valley is also host to several beloved annual events. A classic winter event is The Alley Loop, a Nordic ski race that doubles as a costume contest. In fall, Mt. Crested Butte hosts the famous Chili and Beer Festival. Every summer in Gunnison, a crowd gathers to watch America’s fourth-oldest rodeo, Cattlemen’s Days. There are also festivals in Crested Butte that celebrate local art, music, wildflowers, and more. Attending an annual event is a good way to connect with the culture of the Gunnison Valley. You might even create a new tradition for you and your family and friends!